The question becomes: Will we have the courage to "break good"? Think Mandela, think Pope Francis -- and act.
Where Romney talks morality (conservative style), Obama mainly talks policy. Where Romney reframes Obama, Obama does not reframe Romney. In fact, he reinforces Romney's frames by repeating Romney's language word for word -- without spelling out his own values explicitly.
Historically, American democracy is premised on the moral principle that citizens care about each other and that a robust Public is the way to act on that care. Who is the market economy for? All of us. Equally.
Last week we lost two great visionary leaders whose impact on the world has forever changed our lives. Yet, sadly, I think we missed the opportunity to make their contributions to society a real teachable moment for our children.
Already, thousands of our readers have signed a letter and contacted the White House urging a new way forward in Afghanistan. I encourage you to read it and to endorse this message if you have not done so already.
Britain is currently consumed with an extremely unhealthy obsession with knife crime. While many of the teens readily confess to 'not really knowing what is going on', so too do the police.